Senator Lisa Murkowski (R–AK) recently released draft legislation outlining her idea of an Advanced Energy Trust Fund. The trust fund would create a new stream of revenue for the Secretary of Energy to spend on basic and applied research for new energy technologies—with funding coming predominately from oil and gas production on federal lands currently off-limits to…
Hearing before the United States Senate
Committee on the Judiciary
Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law
November 18, 2010
Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee:
Thank you for inviting me to testify before you today regarding the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
Revised and updated October 23, 2012.
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